The State Government on Monday tasked Crime Branch with investigating. The origins of a controversial letter seeking to appoint CPM cadre workers. To various posts in the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation.
The decision was taken following statements from Thiruvananthapuram Mayor Arya Rajendran. In whose name the letter sent, denying that she had any knowledge of it.
On Sunday, Rajendran, the youngest mayor in the country. Met with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to voice her concerns about the letter.
“This is a very serious matter,” Rajendran had said. Hinting that a conspiracy could be in the works to undermine the CPM.
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Meanwhile, amid protests by the opposition. A CPM area committee member has blamed for penning the controversial letter.
The same person said to be controlling many temporary appointments in the Corporation.
The operations of the gang, including him and the local committee secretary. Which based at the office of a Trust near the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College.
The State leadership of the party had received complaints. About the clandestine deals of the leader and the Area Committee member.
The mayor said the appointments have now transferred to the employment exchange. Not because there was nothing wrong or illegal about the existing process. But to convince the people that the Corporation was sworn to do things.
“We will soon introduce even more checks and balances. To make the appointment process even more foolproof,” Rajendran said.
After meeting the Chief Minister, Rajendran also ruled out resignation. Earlier, the party also had taken the stand that she need not resign. “I find that a big joke,” she said about the BJP’s demand for her resignation.